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The theory of the earth : containing an account of the original of the earth, and of all the general changes which it hath already undergone, or is to undergo till the consummation of all things. The two last books, concerning the burning of the world, and concerning the new heavens and new earth.

Burnet, Thomas, 1635?-1715.

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Also known as

Telluris theoria sacra. Part 2. English


London : Printed by R.N. [i.e. Roger Norton] for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's-Head in S. Paul's Church-Yard, 1697.

Physical description

12 unnumbered pages, 188 pages : illustrations ; folio (30 cm)


Dedication signed: T. Burnet.

Translation of part 2 of Burnet's Telluris theoria sacra.

Printer's name from Wing CD.

Book four with separate dated title page on leaf M1r; pagination and register continuous.

Signatures: A6 B-Z4 2A6.

Double-ruled border on title pages; illustrated initials.

"A review of the theory of the earth, and of its proofs, especially in reference to Scripture" has separate dated title page on leaf X1r; pagination and register are continuous.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references in margins (some in Greek and Hebrew).


  • English

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